Rich brings 25+ years of experience building and leading high-growth, results-oriented companies. As CEO of Advanced Resources, he is driven by the desire to help others, whether it’s supporting clients to solve their workforce challenges or helping candidates expand their expertise. To deliver that level of service his focus starts internally on building high-performing, results-oriented, highly engaged teams.

By creating a culture focused on learning and growth, Rich has paved the way for team members to reach their potential. As he is known to say, “We only earn the right to advise our clients when we set the standard as a best-in-class employer.” Rich believes in the importance of having fun at work while doing what you can to make a difference.

Rich is an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Midwest Finalist and under his leadership, Advanced Resources is a perennial Top Workplace winner. Rich earned a bachelor’s in Psychology from Northwest Missouri State University.